Jan 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – The Yolo Farm to Fork (YF2F) organization plans to award $10,000 in grants to Yolo County elementary schools that participate in its “Taste Our Garden” initiative. To encourage kids to eat fresh produce, YF2F wants more schools to involve students in creating edible gardens. With sponsorship from [...]

Aug 312013
 
Japanese factory starts up in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – A handful of West Sacramento officials joined dozens of Japanese employees of the Nippon Shokken company on Monday for the festive grand opening of the Japanese-blend food seasoning plant at 2970 Ramco Street, near Southport Parkway. The plant is meant to help serve the company’s American market. [...]

Aug 222013
 
Japanese food plant opens in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 22, 2013 – The Japanese food product company Nippon Shokken is celebrating the opening of its first American plant on Monday with a tour of the facility. The company produces blended Japanese seasonings and food products. It began construction on the 70,000-square foot plant in February, 2012, at 2970 Ramco Street [...]

Feb 222012
 
Japanese plant breaks ground in Southport

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A groundbreaking in Southport on Thursday, Feb. 9, took on a notably Japanese flair. Company officials from Nippon Shokken – a firm that produces Japanese seasonings and food products – joined local officials in a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of a [...]

Feb 122012
 
Public-private partnership builds rail spur for cement plant, port

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 8, 2012– On Jan. 25, the Port of West Sacramento opened a new rail track extension that links the Port Main Terminal with the Cemex cement and aggregate facility near the Port. The 5,000 foot track segment is also capable of serving other rail customers. Built through a public-private partnership between the [...]